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Classic Mediterranean Cod Pouches

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  Cod fillets 12 Ounce
  Chopped kalamata olives 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped green olives 2 Tablespoon
  Green beans 4 Ounce, trimmed
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), chopped
  Cherry tomatoes 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), halved
  Lemon zest 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon 1⁄2 , sliced
  Chopped parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Extra virgin olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Anchovies 4 , minced

Preheat oven to 400.
1. Combine olives, garlic, tomatoes, lemon zest, anchovies (if used) and parsley in a small bowl. Drizzle with a teaspoon of extra virgin olive and season with salt and pepper.

2. Lay out 2 pieces of foil. Place a single layer of green beans on the bottom. Top with ½ of the tomato mixture followed by the cod fillet.

3. Drizzle cod with a tsp of olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Top each fillet with 2 slices of lemon.

4. Pull sides of foil up and fold over to seal. Pull sides in and seal as well. Pop in the oven for 25-30 minutes or until cod is cooked thru.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
If you don't want to cook fish at home, then this simple but classic recipe of Mediterranean cod pouch is for you. Chef Dani Spies shows the easiest way to pop up the cod fillets into the oven and end up with an exotic result. Once you watch this video, cooking fish will no longer remain a cumbersome task for you!

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